Praise the Lord! US, Canada Celebrate Thanksgiving

Published November 28th, 2019 - 07:30 GMT

Thanksgiving Day is considered a national holiday and it is celebrated on various dates in the United States, Canada, and some other countries. The world gives thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. 

Moreover, this occasion is marked on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.

In New York City, Thanksgiving usually celebrated during the annual Macy’s parade, which has a strict and specific set of balloon-flight regulations that have been in place since 1997.

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US President Donald Trump pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on November 26, 2019. SAUL LOEB / AFP

US President Donald Trump pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on November 26, 2019. SAUL LOEB / AFP

Atmosphere during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP

Atmosphere during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP

Performers from the Gamma Phi Circus exhibit their acts during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP

Performers from the Gamma Phi Circus exhibit their acts during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP

The cast of "Beetlejuice The Musical" during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 25, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP

The cast of "Beetlejuice The Musical" during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 25, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP

Bread and Butter, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate, are shown to members of the media during a press conference held by the National Turkey Federation November 25, 2019 at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC. AFP

Bread and Butter, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate, are shown to members of the media during a press conference held by the National Turkey Federation November 25, 2019 at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC. AFP

View of Blue's Clues and You! by Nickelodeon as local elementary school students get a first look at the new fleet of floats joining the 93rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® on November 19, 2019 in Moonachie City. Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images For Macy's Inc/AFP

View of Blue's Clues and You! by Nickelodeon as local elementary school students get a first look at the new fleet of floats joining the 93rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® on November 19, 2019 in Moonachie City. Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images For Macy's Inc/AFP

Dressed as a turkey for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Washington Capitals mascot skates on the ice before the start of the Capitals game against the Florida Panthers at Capital One Arena on November 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Dressed as a turkey for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Washington Capitals mascot skates on the ice before the start of the Capitals game against the Florida Panthers at Capital One Arena on November 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

The Ronald McDonald balloon is kept under a net during the inflation process on November 27, 2019 in New York City. Winds could ground the giant balloons, according to city regulations, giant balloons cannot fly with gusts winds above 34 m.p.h. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/AFP

The Ronald McDonald balloon is kept under a net during the inflation process on November 27, 2019 in New York City. Winds could ground the giant balloons, according to city regulations, giant balloons cannot fly with gusts winds above 34 m.p.h. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/AFP

The Aflac Duck and Macys balloon are pictured during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation in New York City on November 27, 2019, offering spectators the chance to see the giant balloons being inflated ahead of tomorrow's Parade. Macy's and NYPD will make a decision tommorow on the fate of the balloons due to high winds in the forecast. TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP

The Aflac Duck and Macys balloon are pictured during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation in New York City on November 27, 2019, offering spectators the chance to see the giant balloons being inflated ahead of tomorrow's Parade. Macy's and NYPD will make a decision tommorow on the fate of the balloons due to high winds in the forecast. TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP

US President Donald Trump pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on November 26, 2019. SAUL LOEB / AFP
Atmosphere during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
Performers from the Gamma Phi Circus exhibit their acts during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
The cast of "Beetlejuice The Musical" during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 25, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
Bread and Butter, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate, are shown to members of the media during a press conference held by the National Turkey Federation November 25, 2019 at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC. AFP
View of Blue's Clues and You! by Nickelodeon as local elementary school students get a first look at the new fleet of floats joining the 93rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® on November 19, 2019 in Moonachie City. Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images For Macy's Inc/AFP
Dressed as a turkey for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Washington Capitals mascot skates on the ice before the start of the Capitals game against the Florida Panthers at Capital One Arena on November 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP
The Ronald McDonald balloon is kept under a net during the inflation process on November 27, 2019 in New York City. Winds could ground the giant balloons, according to city regulations, giant balloons cannot fly with gusts winds above 34 m.p.h. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/AFP
The Aflac Duck and Macys balloon are pictured during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation in New York City on November 27, 2019, offering spectators the chance to see the giant balloons being inflated ahead of tomorrow's Parade. Macy's and NYPD will make a decision tommorow on the fate of the balloons due to high winds in the forecast. TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP
US President Donald Trump pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on November 26, 2019. SAUL LOEB / AFP
US President Donald Trump pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on November 26, 2019. SAUL LOEB / AFP
Atmosphere during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
Atmosphere during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
Performers from the Gamma Phi Circus exhibit their acts during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
Performers from the Gamma Phi Circus exhibit their acts during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 26, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
The cast of "Beetlejuice The Musical" during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 25, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
The cast of "Beetlejuice The Musical" during the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square on November 25, 2019 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP
Bread and Butter, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate, are shown to members of the media during a press conference held by the National Turkey Federation November 25, 2019 at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC. AFP
Bread and Butter, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate, are shown to members of the media during a press conference held by the National Turkey Federation November 25, 2019 at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC. AFP
View of Blue's Clues and You! by Nickelodeon as local elementary school students get a first look at the new fleet of floats joining the 93rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® on November 19, 2019 in Moonachie City. Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images For Macy's Inc/AFP
View of Blue's Clues and You! by Nickelodeon as local elementary school students get a first look at the new fleet of floats joining the 93rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® on November 19, 2019 in Moonachie City. Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images For Macy's Inc/AFP
Dressed as a turkey for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Washington Capitals mascot skates on the ice before the start of the Capitals game against the Florida Panthers at Capital One Arena on November 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP
Dressed as a turkey for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Washington Capitals mascot skates on the ice before the start of the Capitals game against the Florida Panthers at Capital One Arena on November 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP
The Ronald McDonald balloon is kept under a net during the inflation process on November 27, 2019 in New York City. Winds could ground the giant balloons, according to city regulations, giant balloons cannot fly with gusts winds above 34 m.p.h. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/AFP
The Ronald McDonald balloon is kept under a net during the inflation process on November 27, 2019 in New York City. Winds could ground the giant balloons, according to city regulations, giant balloons cannot fly with gusts winds above 34 m.p.h. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/AFP
The Aflac Duck and Macys balloon are pictured during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation in New York City on November 27, 2019, offering spectators the chance to see the giant balloons being inflated ahead of tomorrow's Parade. Macy's and NYPD will make a decision tommorow on the fate of the balloons due to high winds in the forecast. TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP
The Aflac Duck and Macys balloon are pictured during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation in New York City on November 27, 2019, offering spectators the chance to see the giant balloons being inflated ahead of tomorrow's Parade. Macy's and NYPD will make a decision tommorow on the fate of the balloons due to high winds in the forecast. TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP